RICHARD MEWHA: El Presidente
HOMELAND: Southend UK
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Quality, color, minimal, wearable
INSPIRATIONS: My wife and family, desire to learn and connect with people, to travel
MUSIC: Beirut, The National, Bon Iver, Toro y moi,The Black Keys
BOOKS: DH Lawrence, Steinbeck, Hemmingway, Dickens
MOVIES/TV: 3:10 to Yuma, Once Upon a Time in the West, Young Frankenstein
PLAYTIME: Soccer, skiing, golf, travel,scuba, cotes du rhone/brunello
SURPRISE: Provence in the summer
CLAUDIO ARENA: Partner Extraordinaire
HOMELAND: Firenze, Italy
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Minimalist, shapes, color, wearable, quality
INSPIRATIONS: Travel, different cultures and people, food, wine
MUSIC: Air, Thievery Corporation, Moby, Royksopp, The XX, Bob Marley, The Beatles & Led Zepplin
BOOKS: Paul Auster, Philip Roth, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Zafon
MOVIES/TV: Cinema Paradiso, Mediterraneo, Il Postino, Life is Beautiful
PLAYTIME: Cycling, trail running, hiking, skiing, cooking, IPA and Sassicia
SURPRISE: I love the sun
DAN MARTIN: West Coast Sales
HOMELAND: New Jersey... you got a problem wit dat!?! ;-)
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Fit, function and fashion
INSPIRATIONS: The good in people, my family and friends
MUSIC: Eclectic! Everything! (not big on rap)
BOOKS: The Boys In The Boat, The Professor and the Mad Man, history
MOVIES/TV: Too many to list, Fav's Michael Collins, Modern Family, Top Gear
PLAYTIME: Travel, landscape design, art, history, biking, cars, motorcycles, the outdoors, food, wine
SURPRISE: Love BBQin'
PETER ROBINSON: UK Sales
HOMELAND: Ely, Cambridgeshire
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Quality, comfort, color and confidence
INSPIRATIONS: Family, friends and interesting people
MUSIC: The Stones, The Who, Giuseppe Verdi
BOOKS: John Grisham: The Rainmaker
MOVIES/TV: The Usual Suspects, Bourne Identity, CSI and Spooks
PLAYTIME: Traveling, cars, beer, wine and bourbon (not at the same time!)
SURPRISE: Cuban cigars—I won't tell how I get them...
DAISUKE SEKIMOTO: Japan Sales
HOMELAND: Tokyo, Japan
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Color, lightweight, medium funkiness
INSPIRATIONS: Friends and family, travel, books, pray
MUSIC: Folk, country, reggae, soul, jazz, classical, okay, all music...
BOOKS: Hohoko Asami, Nobuyuki Kume
MOVIES/TV: Tim Burton
PLAYTIME: Skating, watching sports, cleaning house
SURPRISE: Love to eat and drink!
MARK KLEMA: Happiness maker and shipping expert
HOMELAND: Kansas City, MO.
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Quality and color
INSPIRATIONS: Travel, family, meeting new people
MUSIC: Everything to whatever the moment calls for
BOOKS: Wild at Heart, John Eldridge
MOVIES/TV: Departed, No Country for Old Men, How I Met Your Mother
PLAYTIME: Watching, coaching and playing sports, playing cards and going to the lake
SURPRISE: Love being with family and friends
CARRIE BRIGHAM: Happiness Maker
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Wear Bevel
INSPIRATIONS: My family and my kids are my inspirations.
MUSIC: I like everything but opera and new country, and I LOVE show tunes!
BOOKS: My favorite books to read are biographies.
MOVIES/TV: So many to name! I love to show my kids the classics from my childhood.
PLAYTIME: I love traveling and going to great restaurants with my husband.
SURPRISE: Kansas City Royals Fanatic
DAVE GONZALEZ: Office Manager (the grown up)
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Eyewear should be an extension of your personality
INSPIRATIONS: God, of course
MUSIC: Christian Contemporary
BOOKS: The Bible
MOVIES/TV: Radio, The Blind Side, The Greatest Game Ever Played
PLAYTIME: Golf, travel
SURPRISE: 18 holes without a bogey!
DAMON NELSON: Operations manager
HOMELAND: Kansas City, MO
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Quality, Comfort, Color
INSPIRATIONS: My wife, my kids and to be the best husband and father one can be
MUSIC: I like all genres of music. Pick one? Classic rock
BOOKS: Sports Illustrated; Dr. Suess
MOVIES/TV: Rudy, Tombstone, Reservoir Dogs, Modern Family, SVU and Pawn Stars!
PLAYTIME: Football, golf, baseball, grilling and travel
SURPRISE: I have a hat issue
DENNIS LEONARD: Marketing, magic maker
HOMELAND: New York
EYEWEAR PHILOSOPHY: Comfort , quality, color
INSPIRATIONS: My children, my wife, and art
MUSIC: All genres
BOOKS: Willy Wonka (does this reflect my maturity level or reading leve?)
MOVIES/TV: Exit Through the Gift Shop, Beautiful Loosers
PLAYTIME: I'm in marketing–we're always playing
SURPRISE: (I'm really an artist hiding in the marketing department)